A Trivia Quiz About World Tourism Day

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The word "Tourism" is formed from the world tour, which is derived from Old English "turian. "The United Nations World Tourism Organization celebrates World Tourism Day as international observances. This event is hosted every year by different countries in the selected continent. Have you been on any tour since the inception of this day? Try this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When is the world tourism day observed?

    • A.

      April 17

    • B.

      February 8

    • C.

      September 27

    • D.

      July 11

    Correct Answer
    C. September 27
    Explanation
    World Tourism Day is observed on September 27. This day is celebrated globally to promote awareness about the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political, and economic value. It aims to highlight the role of tourism in fostering sustainable development and promoting international understanding. Various activities and events are organized on this day to raise awareness and encourage people to explore different cultures, heritage sites, and natural wonders around the world.

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  • 2. 

    Which  year was the date agreed on?

    • A.

      1969

    • B.

      1970

    • C.

      1986

    • D.

      1956

    Correct Answer
    B. 1970
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1970.

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  • 3. 

    What is the purpose of this day?

    • A.

      To establish tourism in various countries

    • B.

      To express the liberty of movement

    • C.

      To give free visa and access to various countries

    • D.

      To raise awareness on the role of tourism within the international community

    Correct Answer
    D. To raise awareness on the role of tourism within the international community
    Explanation
    The purpose of this day is to raise awareness on the role of tourism within the international community. This suggests that the day is meant to highlight the importance of tourism in promoting cultural understanding, economic growth, and sustainable development among countries. By raising awareness, it aims to encourage individuals and governments to support and invest in the tourism industry as a means to foster international cooperation and mutual understanding.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these Bodies organises the event?

    • A.

      UNWTO

    • B.

      EU

    • C.

      WHO

    • D.

      AU

    Correct Answer
    A. UNWTO
    Explanation
    The correct answer is UNWTO. The question asks about the organization responsible for organizing the event, and out of the options provided, UNWTO is the only body that fits this description. UNWTO stands for the United Nations World Tourism Organization, which is an agency of the United Nations responsible for promoting responsible, sustainable, and universally accessible tourism.

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  • 5. 

    When was it decided to have host countries for this event?

    • A.

      1979

    • B.

      1997

    • C.

      2001

    • D.

      1998

    Correct Answer
    B. 1997
    Explanation
    In 1997, it was decided to have host countries for this event. This means that prior to 1997, there was no system in place to designate specific countries as hosts for the event. The decision in 1997 likely came about as a way to streamline the organization and planning of the event, ensuring that there would be a designated country responsible for hosting each year.

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  • 6. 

    Which year was it agreed to follow geographic order to host the event? 

    • A.

      1997

    • B.

      2000

    • C.

      1998

    • D.

      2003

    Correct Answer
    D. 2003
    Explanation
    In 2003, it was agreed to follow a geographic order to host the event. This means that the event would be hosted in different locations based on their geographical location. This decision was likely made to ensure fairness and diversity in the hosting of the event, allowing different regions to have the opportunity to host.

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  • 7. 

    What was the theme of the day in 2017?

    • A.

      Sustainable Tourism

    • B.

      Tourism and Digital Transformation

    • C.

      Tourism and Its National value impact

    • D.

      World Tourism: The Earth and it's beauty

    Correct Answer
    A. Sustainable Tourism
    Explanation
    In 2017, the theme of the day was Sustainable Tourism. This suggests that the focus was on promoting tourism practices that are environmentally friendly, socially responsible, and economically viable. Sustainable tourism aims to minimize the negative impacts of tourism on the environment and local communities, while maximizing the positive benefits. This theme highlights the importance of sustainable development in the tourism industry and encourages individuals and organizations to adopt sustainable practices in their tourism activities.

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  • 8. 

    Where was WTD hosted in 2007?

    • A.

      Europe

    • B.

      South Asia

    • C.

      Middle East

    • D.

      Africa

    Correct Answer
    B. South Asia
    Explanation
    WTD, which stands for World Tourism Day, was hosted in South Asia in 2007. This means that the event took place in one of the countries located in the South Asian region.

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  • 9. 

    Who proposed the idea of marking WTD on September 27?

    • A.

      Benjamin Ignatius Atigbi

    • B.

      Paul White

    • C.

      Johnstone Carlson

    • D.

      Ignatius Amaduwa Atigbi

    Correct Answer
    D. Ignatius Amaduwa Atigbi
    Explanation
    Ignatius Amaduwa Atigbi proposed the idea of marking WTD on September 27.

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  • 10. 

    What is the color of WTD?

    • A.

      Blue

    • B.

      Green

    • C.

      White

    • D.

      Gold

    Correct Answer
    A. Blue
    Explanation
    The question is asking for the color of WTD. Among the given options, "Blue" is the correct answer.

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